منيح

North Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَلِيح(malīḥ) with assimilation of the -l- to the adjacent nasal, as also for example in مبارح(mbēriḥ), from Arabic اَلْبَارِحَ(al-bāriḥa).

AdjectiveEdit

منيح (mnīḥ) (feminine منيحة(mnīḥa), common plural مناح(mnāḥ))

  1. fine; good
    انا منيح، وانتا كيفك؟‎‎
    ana mnīḥ, w-inta kīfak?
    I am fine, and you?

ReferencesEdit

  • Maksoud N. Feghali (1998) Spoken Lebanese, page 10

South Levantine ArabicEdit

AdjectiveEdit

مْنِيح (mnīḥ) (feminine منيحة(mnīḥe))

  1. fine; good